Re: Anyone using eXist-db?

Subject: Re: Anyone using eXist-db?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 2009 09:21:18 -0800

The documentation appears to suck. The first thing I want to read
about an unfamiliar DBMS is a conceptual overview explaining the
architecture, schema definition, and so on, but all I see is stuff
about how to install, configure, and run it. Reminds me of the state
of the Matisse documentation when it first got dumped in my lap.

This academic paper gives some of that:

It's technically interesting, but it's not clear to me when or why it
would have any advantage over more familiar relational DBMSes.

On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 7:45 AM, Ed <hamonwry12 -at- hotmail -dot- com> wrote:
> I was listening this morning to the excellent FLOSS weekly podcast on Leo
> Laporte's TWIT network This week's topic was on
> the eXist database, which is a fully XML database.
> It sounded like it could be perfect for XML-based authoring. Is anyone using
> it in this capacity?

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The flavor of the day; was: Agile development, user stories, etc.: From: David Neeley
Anyone using eXist-db?: From: Ed

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